Louisiana Legislation

Posted on February 19, 2007 - 4:53pm.

This page last updated 2/19/07
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Failed - Vetoed by the Governor
07/12/2006 H Vetoed by the Governor.
03/16/2006 H Prefiled.

• State franchise application structure reads much like the Michigan proposal which grants a franchise to an applicant after 45 days of filing with no provision for denial of application.
• LECs receive automatically and incumbent cable companies must petition following expiration of their existing franchise.
• Limited definition of Gross Revenues.
• No build out requirements.
• Comparable PEG channels, but no growth.
• Local governement subdivisions with a population of at least 50,000 may demand up to three PEG channels and up to two channels with less than 50,000.

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